Dozens of Kenyon students are spending part of their spring break exploring a career of their choice through Kenyon's externship program. From investment banking to Hollywood set decorating, more than thirty externships are under way this month. More...
New Orleans Renewal
Fifty-four Kenyon students, faculty, and staff climbed aboard a bus in Gambier on March 11, bound for a week of cleanup work in New Orleans. For many, it was the first trip; for others, such as Matt Huber, Class of 2008, it was familiar territory. More...
NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships
The Lords claimed their NCAA record 28th straight national swimming and diving title while the Ladies took their record 21st national crown in dominating fashion.
Relay for Life
Shawn Gulati, Class of 2008, and Kyle Packer, Class of 2008, are cochairs of Kenyon's first-ever Relay for Life, a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. In the Kenyon Athletic Center, students, faculty, staff, and community members will gather to celebrate, honor, and remember those whose lives have been touched by cancer. More...
Thomas Chair 2007
Kenyon students have the opportunity to study poetry-writing and Native American literature with poet, writer, and storyteller Simon Ortiz, who is this spring's Richard L. Thomas Professor of Creative Writing. More...
Genetics of Aging
According to the February/March issue of National Wildlife magazine, the work of Kenyon biology professor Mark Haussmann may lead to insights that will help stave off some of aging's most devastating effects. More...
Sister Helen Prejean
Sister Helen Prejean, author of Dead Man Walking, visited Kenyon to discuss the death penalty and her twenty-five-year ministry with men and women on death row. More...
In Memory of Caleb
The Kenyon community is grieving for Caleb Edward Gottinger, a first-year student from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, who suffered a fatal injury after an accidental fall on the morning of Saturday, February 17, in Lewis Hall, his campus residence. An archive of announcements and news stories about Caleb's death are available on the Web. More...
Reunion Weekend 2007
Kenyon will welcome back classes ending in 7 and 2, as well as the Chamber Singers, Archons, and FLOO. Registration materials will be mailed March 23 to the honored classes and special affinity groups. Online registration begins on March 26. This year's Reunion Weekend will be even more special as we kick off our next campaign with a grand celebration on Friday evening. More...
Your Vote Counts!
The ballot for the Kenyon College Alumni Trustee and Alumni Council elections is available online.You may vote for the candidates of your choice by logging in to the Kenyon Alumni Association Online Community and clicking on "Vote." Ballots will be accepted through April 13, and results of the election will be announced in May. If you have not previously registered for the online community, you will need to do so before voting.
Do You Have a Great Kenyon Photo?
Then send it to us! We are collecting photos from all of our alumni to use for our campaign kickoff event. We're especially seeking photos with you and yours wearing Kenyon gear. Please send your photos electronically to Lisa Schott (firstname.lastname@example.org) in the Alumni Office by May 1. Thank you!
Support Kenyon: Every gift makes a difference for Kenyon
We would like to extend sincere thanks to all who have already donated to the Kenyon Fund and the Kenyon Parents Fund. If you haven't given yet this year, please consider doing so before the fiscal year concludes on June 30. Your participation makes a difference. Please visit http://gift.kenyon.edu to make a gift to the 2006-07 Kenyon Fund or Kenyon Parents Fund.
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